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Cool Video Essay: The History of Shrinking People in Movies

Downsizing VFX Supervisor Jamie Price breaks down the history of people miniaturization in movies.

In this timeline, Price explains the special effects techniques like forced perspective, compositing, the Schüfftan process, rotoscoping, motion control, motion capture and more. Movies include Bride of Frankenstein, Dr. Cylops, The Incredible Shrinking Man, Darby O’Gill and the Little People, Hook, The Indian in the Cupboard, The Lord of the Rings franchise, Ant-Man, and Downsizing.

You can read our reviews for Downsizing here and here.

Source: Wired

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